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NBC
Oct 1, 2012 6:30pm EDT
finding new and effective ways to strike. the three u.s. military police officers were on foot patrol in a market with afghan police when the suicide bomber struck. four afghan officers, and six civilians were also killed, and dozens hurt. joint u.s./afghan operations are becoming more common, and so are the risks. on saturday an american soldier and a u.s. civilian contractor were killed by an afghan soldier. the latest in a growing series of insider attacks. despite mounting worries, afghan commandos firing live rounds still train side by side with elite american special forces. >> right here in front of you. >> reporter: you can't stop working with them? >> absolutely not. >> reporter: at this level, joint combat operations are now the rule. americans no longer go it alone. >> i'm very impressed with your training here today. >> reporter: general tony thomas heads all special operations forces in afghanistan. his men rely on their afghan partners. a relationship the taliban hopes to undermine. >> we lost another soldier to a green-on-blue attack. what are we going to do abou
WETA
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
street, we join grass root supporters in ohio as the u.s. presidential election campaign enters a critical week. and the miracle at medinah. europe's golfers stage one of the sport's greatest comebacks in the ryder cup. >> welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and around the globe. over the past week, peopling at the u.n. publicly weighed in the debate about what to do about the syrian conflict. today it was syria's turn to respond. president assad was unsurprisingly absent from the podium. instead, the talking was left to the country's foreign minister. walid muallem accused those spork terrorism in his country and prostriding arms to his army. he said calling president assad to step down would be serious to the affairs. he met with the secretary general to show compassion to their own people. but just how far is all the rhetoric got us? i'm joined here in the studio by steve from the u.s. institute of peace. steve, thank you very much indeed for coming in. listening to muallem's speech, what sort of insight does it give us into the way the syrian regime is thinking right now?
FOX News
Oct 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
, the u.s. supreme court begins a brand new term with some very high profile cases that could effect us all. >> gay marriage, affirmative action, voting rights. those just a few of the controversial issues that the top court is expected to tackle. but tonight could the healthcare law be back on the agenda? plus the u.s. military suffered its 2,000th death in afghanistan. three more american troops are dead in a bomb attack tonight, what the latest could mean for the america's war. >> and does anybody remember where we parked the car? but first from fox this monday night. the race for the white house both president obama and the republic presidential nominee mitt romney are out west right now getting ready for their first debate this wednesday. there are a total of three presidential debates scheduled. the first one at the university of denver set to focus on domestic issues. it comes as the new national poll from "the washington post and abc news finds president obama leading 499% to 47% nationally. that's well within the margin of error. but national polls don't actually tell it the wh
CBS
Sep 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
before. >> reporter: single dad omar lopez came to the u.s. from colombia 13 years ago. now a u.s. citizen, he owns a real estate business in las vegas, surviving one of the most depressed housing markets in the country. he supported president obama four years ago. >> we have to downsize. >> reporter: he too has grown disillusioned. what are governor romney's loopholes will romney close, what will he do about immigration? you're holding out making a decision? >> i'm still holding out, yes. >> reporter: that's why president obama was back in nevada today. both candidates are battling hard for this battleground state. on the ground to get out the vote, carpet bombing the airwaves with political ads. >> my plan will create 12 million new jobs over the next four years. >> it's not just going to generate more jobs, going to create one more million jobs, tell me how, where? >> today it could be obama, tomorrow it could be romney. i can't promise anything. >> reporter: peplowski and lopez both hope the debates will help them finally make up their minds. bill whitaker, cbs news, las vegas
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
number of u.s. personnel killed in afghanistan to 2,000. the circumstances of saturday's violence remains unclear but a fire fight broke out at a checkpoint in eastern afghanistan. what nato hasn't determined so far was the gun battle a result of an insider attack or a deadly misunderstanding. drew levinson reports. >> reporter: this weekend marked the deadly milestone in afghanistan. 2,000 american soldiers killed since the war began nearly 11 years ago. it happened at a checkpoint in the eastern part of the country. one american soldier, an american contractor and three afghan soldiers were killed in a fire fight. >> the circumstances were somewhat confused but there was a report of insurgent firing taking place which we believe may have been a factor. >> reporter: nato did not say whether this was another in a series of insider attacks, where afghan security forces turned on coalition troops. these so-called green on blue attacks have left at least 52 international forces dead this year. the u.s. commander in afghanistan told "60 minutes" he's angry some afghan troops have turn
MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 5:30am EDT
friday's announcement that the deadly assault on the u.s. consulate in bengahzi was deliberate and organized. peter king of new york called on susan rice to resign as u.s. ambassador to the united nations after she initially claimed the attack on the consulate was part of the spontaneous protest after an anti-islamic video. yesterday paul ryan and john mccain slammed the administration's handling of the deadly attack. >> the response was slow, confused, inconsistent. they first said it was a youtube video and a spontaneous mob. we now know it was a planned terrorist attack if this was one tragic incident that would be a tragedy in itself. the problem is it's part of a bigger picture that the obama foreign policy is unraveling before our eyes on tv screens. >> i think it interferes with the depiction that the administration is trying to convey that al qaeda is on the wane, everything is fine in the middle east. >> you think it's political? >> how else could you trot out our u.n. ambassador to say this was a spon ttaneous demonstrati? >> maybe they thought that at the time? >> on "me
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
the number of u.s. personnel killed in afghanistan to 2,000. the circumstances of saturday's violence remains unclear but a fire fight broke out at a checkpoint in eastern afghanistan. what nato hasn't determined so far was the gun battle a result of an insider attack or a deadly misunderstanding. >> reporter: this weekend marked the deadly milestone in afghanistan. 2,000 american soldiers killed since the war began nearly 11 years ago. it happened at a checkpoint in the eastern part of the country. one american soldier, an american contractor and three afghan soldiers were killed in a fire fight. >> the circumstances were somewhat confused but there was a report of insurgent firing taking place which we believe may have been a factor. >> reporter: nato did not say whether this was another in a serious of insider attack. these so-called green on blue attacks have left at least 52 international forces dead this year. the u.s. commander in afghanistan told "60 minutes" he's angry some afghan troops have turned on the americans who trained them. >> i'm mad as hell about it to be honor fw
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 6:30pm EDT
threats to the recover. for the first time we'll take you inside this secret u.s. facility. bob orr shows us where they track terror suspects worldwide. and jim axelrod with a young soccer player who's replaced a missing leg with gallantry on the field. >> i just want to be seen as an equal. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, and we could add happy new year, because this is the first day of the federal government's new fiscal year. but there's not much to celebrate because the nation is headed toward what's being called the fiscal cliff and there are dire new warnings today about what will happen to american families unless congress and the president reach a budget deal by december 31. that is the day that a series of tax cuts will expire and big cuts in federal spend will take hold. tax experts said today 90% of american families are facing what they call unprecedented tax increases. how much? wyatt andrews is in washington tonight. wyat >> reporter: scott, according to the non-partisan tax policy center, the unite
FOX Business
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
look beyond the numbers and find out if the u.s. economy is already in recession. we'll tell you what some economists are saying. if you think the situation was close. obamacare may be making its way back to the supreme court. welcome to "the willis report." gerri: hello, everybody i'm gerri willis. high-stakes of the first debate has candidates leaving. nothing to chance. president obama and governor romney racing to get in last minute prep before going face-to-face first debate next wednesday in denver that is. what should we expect? let's ask bill kristol, editor of "the weekly standard" and byron york, chief political correspondent for the "washington examiner". welcome to you both. byron, i'll start with you. what does romney have to do to show up roads in here. even voters say they don't expect him to win? >> well the thing, he has to do the same thing he had to do all along which present himself as a good alternative to the president who will take the country in a different direction than the president and can point out the numerous flaws in the president's record. i mean,
FOX News
Oct 1, 2012 8:00am PDT
matched, connectings untold number of injuries and fatalities to the u.s. program. this woman lost two sons to "fast and furious" guns. >> they feel helpless. they don't know what to do. we interview one of them and they say, who is going to pay for this? >> reporter: it could be the u.s. government, should the family of border agent brian terry prevail in their wrongful death claim. >> the people can go and sue in the united states with american lawyers that would be a very interesting development certainly. >> reporter: for its part the mexican government has remained largely silent, unwilling to criticize its northern neighbor. >> our political elites only worried about obtaining the next position and they and benefits they obtain being in politics. >> reporter: now univision aired its one hour special last night. it alleged that the u.s. ran a second gun-running operation, castaway out of tampa, that knowingly supplied guns to cartels in colombia and honduras. the sad part of this, gregg, out of 2000 guns in "fast and furious" we can only account for about 800. so the karnage w
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 1:15am EDT
correctly. you under the obama administration the u.s. experienced a morbid of the infrastructure of the economy, the public sector become a manipulative force intervenes in the financial sectors with gowrn tee that attract talent and -- [inaudible] >> the worst this is the grain cast of the obama administration. and the epa now has a game control over [inaudible] has deemed a po lou assistant, danger to the environment. and co2 is the manhattan and keeps us alive. the circle of life and attempt to oppress co2 epitomizes the kind of antinature, antiimper prize spirit of the administration. it's the reason we need another supply side of the same kind we had under ronald reagan. >> would you change anything you wrote in the original "wealth and poverty." >> i would have changed quite a lot. i mean, there. all kind of detail that have changed. but i found that do try to change one thing would be to change everything. so, you know, you have in to a bunch of editorial work. instead of changing it, i essentially retained the old book and added 30,000 new words at the beginning and end. and
FOX Business
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
and here's what's money tonight. is the u.s. actually in recession but we don't even know it yet? recent numbers have been terrible. many say the economy has stalled. we're going to break it down. >>> plus oil companies throw money at mitt romney like there is no tomorrow. but a new study shows their business is actually better with a democrat in the white house. we have the surprising details. >>> two of america's greatest pastimes together. football and victoria secret models. why the nfl blitz by the underwear company might be pure business brilliance. even when they say it's not it is always about money melissa: first let's take a look at the day's market headlines a surprise surge in u.s. manufacturing gave stocks a triple digit boost. that was early on though and it trade faded. the dow closed up 77 points. one possible reason, ben bernanke. the fed chairman defended his money printing ways today but he also said congress must do more to ss ace the recovery. >>> american express will pay more than $112 million. regulators allege that amex misled customers about debt collect
CBS
Sep 30, 2012 7:00pm PDT
, the enemy the u.s. went there to defeat is coming back, according to the two men who know more about this than anyone-- u.s. general john allen and afghan president hamid karzai. we interviewed both of them, and they were blunt about where the war stands and about an enemy tactic that's killing more and more americans. we arrived in the afghan capital just after four u.s. soldiers were gunned down by an afghan policeman who was with them in a firefight. it's what the u.s. military calls an "insider attack," when u.s. forces are killed by the afghans they're training and fighting with. last month, these attacks were the leading killer of american troops. it's a critical problem for general allen, whose job is to make sure afghan security forces take over the fight so u.s. soldiers can come home. you're in a tough spot right now. can you explain why the sudden increase in these attacks? >> general john allen: well, i'm mad as hell about them, to be honest with you. we're going to get after this. it reverberates everywhere across the united states. you know, we're... we're willing
KCSMMHZ
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
unknown, but most troops in afghanistan are american. the number of u.s. military and civilian personnel killed in afghanistan has now risen to more than 2,000. >>> in another deadly incident, five people were killed when u.s. and afghan soldiers exchanged fire over the weekend. the killings seem to underline the growing sense of mistrust between international troops and afghanistan's own security forces. nhk world's hideki yui reports. >> reporter: two americans, one soldier and one contractor, as well as three afghan troops, died following an exchange of fire in wardak province, eastern afghanistan, on saturday. >> according to isaf and a&a reporting, after a short conversation took place between a.n.a. and isaf personnel, firing occurred which resulted in the fatal wounding of an isaf soldier and the death of his civilian colleague. >> reporter: the details of the incident remain uncertain. local authorities say u.s. soldiers came under fire. the soldiers believed the shots originated near an afghan army checkpoint. but tension and mistrust is really growing between u.s. and
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
afghanistan. the death toll for u.s. troops has now reached 2,000. the most recent deaths came this weekend. two americans killed when a fire fight broke out between u.s. forces and their afghan army allies. the afghan defense ministry said the battle was a result of a quote, misunderstanding between international forces and afghan soldiers. >> i think the signature attack that we're beginning to see is going to be the insider attack. >> this is something we have to discuss in detail, something that i feel a responsibility to correct. >> more than 50 international security assistants and four service members have been killed this year in attacks between u.s. forces and the afghan counterparts. an investigation is underway into the latest incident. [ yelling ] >> violence in the streets of pakistan after a former lawmaker makes a very strong and disturbing request. the ex pakistani politician told protestors he would pay $200,000 to whoever kills -- kills the u.s. film maker behind the anti-islam film. it is said to mock the prophet mohammed that has caused outrage in the u.s. the ma
FOX News
Oct 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
information it released. one congresswoman is calling for the resignation of u.s. ambassador susan rice while others continue to criticize her over her initial statement abouts the attack on the consulate in benghazi wasn't being a spontaneous up rising over an anti pmuslim video. >> what she said is total ignorance of facts on the ground. five days later. five days went by. we have reports intelligence knew within 24-hours it was a terrorist attack. they sent her out to say things that were absolutely false and continues to do so which is again real liter as i say willful ignorance or abysmal lack of knowledge of the facts. >> the obama administration claims the facts are still being gathered in the initial report of the attack information was not clear enough that it was a terrorist attack. >>> information was rived at determinations were made that was shared with the american people. the focus needs to be how do we make sure our facilities and ambassadors are secure going forth. >> the president called it an act of terror the day after it happened. when you are the responsibility party whe
PBS
Oct 1, 2012 4:30pm PDT
all out in september, a hopeful sign that the u.s. economy may be picking up. >> tom: i'm tom hudson. ben bernanke defends his strategy at the federal reserve to do more to help the economy. >> susie: and how technology is making it possible for doctors to go paperless. >> tom: that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! >> susie: the first day of the new quarter, kicks off with a blue chip rally. investors were encouraged by a report showing that american factories were busy in september. a popular index of national factory activity rose to 51.5 last month, from 49.6 in august. it was the fastest pace of production since may. but that upbeat news was overshadowed by comments from federal reserve chief ben bernanke, saying the economy is not growing fast enough to bring down the unemployment rate. we'll have more on that in a moment. those two events led to volatile trading here on wall street. the dow rose about 78 points, but was up as much as 155 points earlier. the nasdaq drifted in and out of positive and negative territory, finally losing more than 2.5 points, and the s&p rose almost fo
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
afghanistan service members. killed andbeen injured.0 this is an area where u.s. troops patrol on a day-to-day .asis no confirmation this morning nato on whether these were u.s. troops killed. three soldiers were killed and translator was killed as well. the taliban claimed responsibility for this attack. we are trying to get more video and more inflation and hope to later. in the later jummy olabanji reporting. back to you. >> thank you. new this morning, the continues into a shooting which wounded a man and woman. >> this happened after 10:00 night at new york and north capitol in northwest. man was shot in the leg. shot in the arm. police are not saying what led to the shooting or releasing any details on the suspects. >> prince george's county investigating a suspicious apartment fire. out before 11:30 last night in oxon hill. the fire was contained to the second floor of a three-story building. no one injured. what could be in favor of for drivers in the district. occupy dc plans to mark one year since its movement with a protest. protest brianne carter has details. >> good morning
FOX Business
Oct 1, 2012 1:00pm EDT
and we saw the u.s. was looking more deeply or getting closer to recession, so, certainly, i am not a pollyanna, i will be laying this situation very closely. if we end up seeing more data that is we are heading towards recession or companies say they are slashing their guidance, that would be a concern. melissa: i want to bring it to the individual investor at home. volume and trading in things like e*trade plunged 37% in august. the individual investor is really getting out. we arty thought they were out, they are getting out even more and they are leaving their trading to the professionals, the algorithmic traders. is it a mistake? what would you say about that? >> my first thought would be it is august. a summertime month. is it sequential% change or year over year. at the same time, when you look at any sentiment indicator whether it is the american association of individual investors or others, many individual investors are continuing to move away from equities towards fixed income. if they are willing to dip their toes at all it is hybrid. sometimes that can be a very contrary
KCSMMHZ
Sep 30, 2012 5:30pm PDT
soeocean at about 75 kilometers. >>> u.s. military personnel in japan are preparing to fly the osprey aircraft for diplomeploy. they will now transport them to okinawa's air station. personnel plan to deploy the tilt row tar aircraft in october. japanese officials agreed on safety measures to reassure officials with the checkered history. pilots will avoid flying over densely populated areas. they'll also take care when tilting propellers. locals were out to protest the osprey's deployment. >>> a group of japanese people can finally grieve at the graves of relatives who died in post-war north korea. the 16 travelers arrived in pyongyang saturday to visit the cemetery. the japanese nationals buried there died of disease or hunger when interned by the soviet military after world war ii. the group spent sunday touring pyongyang where they spent their childhood. north korean officials showed them the sites including buildings built during japan's colonial era. the travelers will visit the cemetery on monday in the capital city. about 2,400 japanese people were reportedly buried there. >>
MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 2:00am PDT
death of the 2,000th u.s. service member. nbc's chief foreign correspondent richard engel has the details. >> reporter: there has been another insider attack, the so-called green on blue attack, when afghan troops attack and kill their american partners. so far, this year, these kind of attacks have led to at least 20% of american combat deaths in afghanistan. a group of american soldiers were manning a checkpoint, a vehicle control point, when they were approached by two afghan troops. the afghan soldiers walked up to the americans, they exchanged a few words with them. it's not exactly sure what was said between the american soldiers and the afghan soldiers. but then one of the afghan soldiers pulled out a weapon, opened fire, killed an american soldier, killed an american contractor, and then other american soldiers in that area responded, killing at least three afghan soldiers. richard engel, nbc news, kabul, afghanistan. >>> on this first monday in october, the u.s. supreme court begins its new term today. thtejusttieses. >> reporter: the justices are expected to consider a l
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm EDT
jail. tragic milestone this u.s. serviceman was killed in aeople firefight with afghan army allies. 2000th american in the 11-year-old war. >> tomorrow could be a rough for drivers in d.c.. is because members of city plant to shut k street in the morning. they mark the one-year .nniversary of the movement they stayed in mcpherson square for nearly five until the enforced a ban on overnight camping. >> it has been a cloudy night with a few showers. when willout there -- the rain go away? stick around. we will be in the belfort furniture weather center with a first check. the first showers -- we have been watching them in the belfort furniture weather center. movedf the showers have out of the area. at clear skies. temperatures have fallen. gaithersburg. 57 in fredericksburg. this is what it looks like early in the afternoon and evening. showers from the north -- and moves up toward the east. skies begin to clear across west virginia into western maryland. clear skies will be with us from early tomorrow morning, along with a bit of patchy fog. temperatures jump into the 50's afternoo
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 6:30am EDT
could be going up. coming up an explosion in japan is now making pampers priceyer in the u.s. >> reporter: before you head out and load the kid into the backseat there's a new law to know about. i am linda so. how it could change the way kids ride in the back seat. >> we have chilly temperaturesout there this morning with them in the 40s in a lot of spots. we will ha a warmup mock into the picture. -- moving into the picture. i will tell you when coming up. >> reporter: we are dealing with congestion on 695 at old court road and several accidents across the region. i will have all the details coming up on good morning maryland. (bell rings) hi. yes? you know those delicious granola bunches oney bunches of oats? i love those. we've added more to every box. really? wow! honey bunches of oats. make your day bunches better. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it attacks tough stains a
WHUT
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
will hear arguments today about whether corporations can be sued in u.s. courts for human rights abuses abroad. we will look at other hot topics affirmative action, same sex marriage, and voting rights. then, a new law in virginia may force many of the state's abortion clinics to shut down. and we will look and have local residents and virginia are organizing against a push by the nuclear and -- industry to lift the state's 3-year-long ban on uranium mining. >> we have spent 30 years on the fantasy of containment. there is no way to contain toxic or nuclear waste. he can come back to your drawing boards and come up with recommendations. but guess what? the community here and all the people down there river, all the way to north carolina and virginia beach are going to stop this. >> all that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are on the road in the capital of virginia, richmond. the official u.s. military death toll in afghanistan has passed the 2000 mark. more than 11 years into the war. in the latest attack
CNBC
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
, europe has retained the ryder cup. staging a comeback after the u.s. began sunday with a big lead. europe has won five of the last six matches. this was a heartbreak for anyone watching this. we'll talk more about that a little later this half hour. but first before we get to all of that, andrew has this morn g morning's other top stories. >> we have global data this morning and not all of it that great. eurozone manufacturing reporting its worsts quarterly performance since the depths of the great recession. factories were hit by falling nand. survey suggests that the downturn began in smaller periphery countries has now taken root in core members including germany and france. speaking of europe, an expert group will present its findings to the eu commission, that's coming tomorrow. the proposal could recommend european banks separate retail banking from their riskier investment arms. but eu regulators said to be unlikely to pursue such reforms at a time when they're trying to rebuild a banking union. and asia, a survey showing the economy has certainly suffered a seventh straigh
FOX News
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
nato patrol. doug mcelway joins us live. it was a couple weeks ago the u.s. suspended patrols with afghan soldiers because of these insider attacks. have these joint patrols resumed now? >> reporter: they have. they resumed last thursday and the insider attacks have also resumed. not only the attack you just mentioned but also the suicide bomber attack, homicide bomber attack. the motorcycle laden with explosives drove into that marketplace. critics say this attacks reflect an obama foreign policy that refuses to acknowledge the reality on the ground. u.s. marines are tying tourniquets to their legs in hopes of surviving ied attacks before they go out on patrol. >> we are going to get after this. it reverit. it reverberates. we are willing to sacrifice a lot for this campaign but we are not willing to be murdered for it. >> reporter: the death toll reached 2,000 over the weekend. martha: what is the afghan point of view as far as we can glean about these insider attacks? >> reporter: critics say the obama administration has set a date for withdrawal extra. >> why should the taliban
FOX Business
Oct 1, 2012 11:00am EDT
and foreign companies where there is no particular u.s. nexus. the justice has sounded skeptical of broadening this law, the application of this loss in these kind of cases. connell: peter barnes, thank you very much. dagen: you want even more on the supreme court. we have judge andrew napolitano talking with us about protecting the information on your cell phone. connell: that is coming up a little bit later on in the hour. one of the big name banks got a big write up over the weekend. we will tell you more about that coming up next. we are all up today. here are some more winners on today's s&p 500. ♪ dagen: voters are stubborn. 85% of you say you have your candidate and are not changing your mind. what are president obama and romney doing to win over the other 15%? here's that bank that connell was talking about, goldman sachs getting a big write-up from barron's over the weekend. we will tell you why. and your pictures, your text messages even your whereabouts, is this private information fair game for the federal government? connell: breaking news that's just come in from fed
WHUT
Oct 1, 2012 7:30am EDT
. >> thank you for being with us. >> thank you. >> in the u.s. there's an ongoing debate over the limits of free speech highlighted by two recent events. a federal judge in new orleans temporarily blocked a city ordinance that outlaws preaches on bourbon street after dark. it the law bars people from disseminated social religious or political messages on the street between sunset and sunrise. the american civil liberties union filed suit on behalf of a preacher after members of her ministry were arrested. in new york city a prominent egyptian american blogger was arrested after painting over a controversial subway ad that equates jihad with savagery. the hotly debated ad now in several subway stations urges people to defeat jihad and support israel against, quote, the savage. several muslim and interfaith groups have protested the ads. the sponsors insist they are protected by the first amendment. in other news there was more scholary debate this week over the so-called gospel of jesus's wife. an ancient scrap of papyrus a harvard professor says might be evidence early christians believe
FOX Business
Oct 1, 2012 3:00pm EDT
you look at the breakdown of the u.s. pmi, you kind of hit on all cylinders. the prices paid was actually a little higher, but if you're trying to reflate the market, that's a decent measure. it had been 54 last month, 58 this month. the employment sector picked up, new order sector picked up, but we did see an uptick in the employment sector. i think you hit it on the head, ashley, that's what the market's taking focus on today. aaron ash all right, let's go to ben willis at in ncse -- nyse. does this point to a much better recovery than we thought perhaps? because i think there's still a lot of mixed data out of there. >> oh, i think we're a little ahead of the game if we're looking for the recovery, but as we just heard, the fact of the matter is most investors are looking at the headlines, you have to scratch your head because it's not very positive. it's showing contraction around the world in all the pmi numbers we saw, but what was interesting in the chinese number we did see a stabilization, particularly in their basic material groups, and that's one of the leading indica
CNN
Oct 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
key intelligence from the attack on americans in libya. now, there were three things u.s. intelligence has confirmed to be tree. the attacks were preplanned, terrorist attacks and the work of al-qaeda linked groups. intelligence expert who has worked in the pentagon for two decades tells "outfront" the key information left out of the talking points can only mean the administration is covering something up. u.s. intelligence knew about the link within 24 hours of the attacks and the now infamous comments by susan rice saying the attacks were not preplanned. not the work of terror, were four days after that. this does not add up. intelligence committee chairman mike rogers is our exclusive guest, but first, elyse has the latest. you have been breaking this, this latest story about the white house choosing to leave information out. what are your sources saying as to why the white house left out key points. like the fact that this was a terrorist attack. >> the kronology, the day after the attack, my sources were telling me this was a preplanned military style assault indication there were
FOX Business
Sep 30, 2012 10:00pm EDT
you think we're facing a similar path and the u.s. or do you expect americans to leave? >> it is very possible. there is some indication that some americans are already looking for ways to protect their income, protect their wealth. and you cannot blame them because of somebody -- i mean, it's the same thing. if i'm walking down sixth avenue and someone comes and says, i want all your money. my first inclination might be to try to save my life. secondly, protect their asking me for. if i can't, maybe of turnover. if i feel like i have a way to beat them up before they beat me up, sure, help protect its in my pocket. this is the government basically being a moderate. they get to do it legally and there is not all lot you can do to stop them. lori: remind me what tax reform should look like. >> we ought to be taxing consumption instead of productivity. the things that make an economy strong our work, savings, investment. those are things that make us stronger. we penalize the very things that are productive. we ought to be rewarding people are working and saving and investing becau
CNN
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
about that. >>> also, very strong words and a warning from the top u.s. commander in afghanistan about those deadly insider attacks on american troops. you'll hear what -- you'll hear general john allen say he's mad at hell about it. [ male announcer ] you are a business pro. governor of getting it done. you know how to dance... with a deadline. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. this is awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, it is, business pro. yes, it is. go national. go like a pro. >>> it is 15 minutes past the hour. checking our top stories now, a woman cut off from government assistance after officials discovered she had won $1 million in the state lottery was found dead this weekend of an apparent drug overdose. 25-year-old amanda clayton was charged with welfare fraud earlier this year after she hit the $1 million jackpot. her boyfriend said she'd been tormented by all the problems that came with winning. >>> notorious bank robbers bonnie an
WETA
Oct 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
u.s. courts for human rights violations that occur in foreign countries. marcia coyle of the "national law journal" was in the courtroom this morning, and is back with us tonight. welcome back. >> nice to be back. brown: let us stipulate, as the lawyers say, that last year was a blockbuster. >> absolutely. brown: new this term has some potential itself as well, right? affirmative action. >> yes, it does, jeff. it would be a different kind of blockbuster term. last term was really a lot about the structure of government under the constitution. did congress exceed its law-making powers under the constitution when it enacted the health care law? what role do state governments have in enforcing immigration laws? this term a lot of the questions either on the docket or pending, whether the court will take them, really involve equality issues. issues arising under the equal protection act. >> brown: affirmative action is on the docket. >> it is. it's going to be argued next week. it involves the university of texas and whether it can use race as a factor in its admissions policy in
CBS
Sep 30, 2012 5:30pm PDT
penalty. proposition 34 would replace capitol punishment with life in prison without parole. the u.s., los angeles times poll 38% of voters favor getting rid of it while 51% want to keep it. however, that gap narrows when voters find out that prop 34 requires convicted killers to work in prison and give their earnings to victim's families. we talked to supporters and opponents of the measure. >> right now, death row inmates sit in private cells, watching tv, talking to their lawyers, prop thor putting an end to that and puts -- prop 34 putting an end to that and puts them to work. >> reporter: and it sentences them to life in prison without the possibility of parole and every person convicted of murder to work in prison and pay restitution to the victim's families. representatives from both sides spoke on cbs 5 eyewitness news this morning. >> i think when i read the cases of the people who are on death row it is stunning in the evil that we are looking at. >> reporter: steve, the district attorney for san moteo. >> there needs to be a difference between people who commit more evil m
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
began in d.c. protestors lift in tents for 4 months before being driven out by u.s. park police. so expect some delays this morning in this area. if possible, take an alternate route. we expect they will gather in this area of around 7:00 this morning and began marching around 7:30. brianne carter, abc 7 news. >> there's a hearing today for the man accused of shooting a security guard at the family research council in downtown d.c. floyd corkins remains jailed after pleading not guilty. he was found competent to stand out. he walked into the building in august and then shot the guard in the arm. investigators say that he said he did not like the group's politics. it's been a controversial spot in alexandria for years, but today the genon power plant closed for good. neighbors say the pollution the plant cost for years is worse than a loss of more than 100 jobs. john gonzalez explains. >> good morning. about 120 employees will not be returning to work. the smokestacks are quiet this morning and the plant is dark. an amazing sight, considering this plant has been burning coal since 19
CW
Sep 30, 2012 10:00pm PDT
country. now, one u.s. soldier and the american contractor and three afghan soldiers were killed in the fire fight. >> the circumstances were somewhat confused. there was a report of the insurgents taking place here in the incident, which we believe that it may have been a factor. floor they did not say whether or not that was another in the series of the insider attacks. where the afghan security forces, they turned on the coalition troops. and the so-called green on blue attacks, they have left at least 52 international forces dead this year. the u.s. commander in afghanistan, they told 60 minutes that he is angry some afghan troops have turned on the americans who trained them. >> well, you know, i'm very mad at them to be honest with you. we are willing to sacrifice a lot for this campaign. we are not willing to be murdered for it. >> reporter: the attacks also frustrate the afghan president. >> it's something that we have discussed in details. something that i pay a responsibility for to correct. >> they say that these incidents are a serious threat to afghanistan. drew levinson, c
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 4:30am EDT
americans are dead following a fight between u.s. and afghan forces. a soldier and a contractor were killed in that fight. nato has classified the incident asen insider attack. this weekend's death raises the american toll in the afghanistan war to 2000 u.s. service members who have been killed since the invasion in 2001. most u.s. and foreign troops are scheduled to be out of afghanistan by the end of 2014. >>> the supreme court starts a new session today. a number of big cases are going to be considering moving on throughout the year. they're including issues related to same-sex marriage, privacy issues related to d.n.a. evidence, and yesterday six out of the nine justices attended an annual red mass at st. catholic's cathedral. during the homily, they warned the justices not confuse what's popular with what's best for society. >>> if you have to go through downtown d.c., you might want to allow extra time or take a different route to work. today marks the one-year anniversary of the occupy d.c. demonstrations. they plan to shut down k street to commemorate the anniversary. k stree
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
want to try to keep an element of surprise because they have to deal with d.c. police, u.s. park police, and what they're going to be targeting are a lot of the usual suspects. let's take a look at them right now. we're talking about 30 different banks, businesses and government agencies all along the k street corridor. goldman sachs, freddie mac, american bankers association, the imf, department of justice. for people who work at those places, you know what you'll be dealing with. these are the kind of demonstrations we all saw one year ago. it's exactly a year ago today that d.c. occupy protesters first started camping out in mcpherson square. they lived there for about four months before finally getting kicked out by u.s. park police. we can expect to see them back for what they're calling a week of resistance starting with the protests here on k street this morning. as i said, they're not out here yet but you know they're coming. occupy k street twitter feed retweeted this picture. it read the finishing touches are being put on the occupy d.c. one-year anniversary as it shows
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